New Living Translation
Generations come and generations go, but the earth never changes.
King James Bible
One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh: but the earth abideth for ever.
Darby Bible Translation
One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh, but the earth standeth for ever.
World English Bible
One generation goes, and another generation comes; but the earth remains forever.
Young's Literal Translation
A generation is going, and a generation is coming, and the earth to the age is standing.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:4 Passeth - Men continue but for one, and that a short age, and then they leave all their possessions, and therefore they cannot be happy here, because happiness must needs be unchangeable and eternal; or else the certain knowledge of the approaching loss of all these things will rob a man of solid contentment in them. Abideth - Through all successive generations of men; and therefore man is more mutable than the very earth upon which he stands, and which, together with all the comforts which he enjoyed in it, he leaves behind to be possessed by others.
In making the following thread to the rich literature on Constantine the plan has been to confine almost wholly to Monographs, since to refer to all histories, encyclopædias, and the like which treat of him would be endless. Only such few analyzed references are introduced as have special reasons. Even with this limit it cannot be at all hoped that the list is exhaustive. Considerable pains has been taken, however, to make it full, as there is no really extended modern list of works on Constantine, …
Eusebius Pamphilius—The Life of Constantine
Of the Imitation of Christ, and of Contempt of the World and all Its Vanities
The Order of Thought which Surrounded the Development of Jesus.
You placed the world on its foundation so it would never be moved.
Your faithfulness extends to every generation, as enduring as the earth you created.
A song for pilgrims ascending to Jerusalem. Those who trust in the LORD are as secure as Mount Zion; they will not be defeated but will endure forever.
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